7.5miles of Ullswater 2021

At last, the weather was kind, Chillswim did a great job of organising a Covid safe environment and we were able to have an amazing swim. Organised events are fun, you meet a lot of likeminded people and the occasional…

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Winter Swimming 2020

What a winter we have had this year, 2020-21 will definitely be one to remember, not because of Covid19, because of the awesome Ice Swimming we were able to do. In the past, I have known the occasional day of…

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Ullswater Chillswim 2020

Back in 2019, after being on the Dover Coaster and not even getting to attempt the English Channel, I needed a challenge that was a little more certain. One I could do before our Channel window in July 2020. A…

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My English Channel Relay Swim August 2020

A childhood dream?…. a crazy idea?….. a dare?….. a challenge?…. a fund raiser?…….. a reality check?…….. a mid life crisis? The Celebrations I am choosing the “childhood dream” explanation as to why I wanted to swim the channel aged 45.…

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Swim Mastery Swimming

When I decided to set off on a new career path in 2018, I chose to learn more about swimming than I was ever taught as a competitive swimmer. I was introduced to Total Immersion by a colleague who runs…

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